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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

New combination treatment shows promise for common brain tumor in children

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

New imaging technology could help find tiny tumors

Personalized therapy for aggressive brain cancer shows potential

Personalized therapy for aggressive brain cancer shows potential

Novel 3D hydrogel helps researchers to quickly screen potential cancer drugs

Novel 3D hydrogel helps researchers to quickly screen potential cancer drugs

New optimization method rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer treatment

New optimization method rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer treatment

Study suggests new treatment strategy for deadly brain cancer

Study suggests new treatment strategy for deadly brain cancer

Columbia researchers unravel why some glioblastomas respond to immunotherapy

Columbia researchers unravel why some glioblastomas respond to immunotherapy

Immunotherapy drug can be effective in treating patients with recurrent brain tumors

Immunotherapy drug can be effective in treating patients with recurrent brain tumors

Molecular signatures reveal why women are more likely to die from glioblastoma

Molecular signatures reveal why women are more likely to die from glioblastoma

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

Scientists find answers to how cancer spreads

UMGCCC uses Gammapod radiotherapy to treat breast cancer patients

UMGCCC uses Gammapod radiotherapy to treat breast cancer patients

UA researchers discover promising lead in genetic approach to treating deadly brain cancer

UA researchers discover promising lead in genetic approach to treating deadly brain cancer

Microglia show distinct responses under inflammatory conditions

Microglia show distinct responses under inflammatory conditions

New solution to stop spread of brain cancer

New solution to stop spread of brain cancer

Shortage of specific gene 'silencing' molecules linked with pediatric low-grade gliomas

Shortage of specific gene 'silencing' molecules linked with pediatric low-grade gliomas

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Scientists solve 125-year-old mystery of the brain, uncover potential treatment for epilepsy

Researchers find new tiny molecule that is capable of killing medulloblastoma

Researchers find new tiny molecule that is capable of killing medulloblastoma

Promising new glioblastoma treatment could improve and extend patients' lives

Promising new glioblastoma treatment could improve and extend patients' lives

Fluorescent marker helps surgeons to distinguish aggressive cancer cells from other cells

Fluorescent marker helps surgeons to distinguish aggressive cancer cells from other cells

Special chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink to help neurosurgeons operate

Special chemical that makes brain tumours glow pink to help neurosurgeons operate